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About Rachel K

Rachel is the creative director of The Wood and Watch jewelry and the editor-in-chief of ParentGuide magazine. She knows how to wield a flame to shape metal; loves to travel; and is passionate about art, antiques, DIY, and nature.

Author Archive | Rachel Kalina

Mad for Marie: Sofia Coppola’s France

We all know how the story ends, but back in 2006, Coppola showed us the wild journey of a teenage girl who became a teenage queen. Read more »
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Lit Loves: Edward Gorey

An artist, playwright, author, and animal activist with a penchant for collecting cats, Edward Gorey had an odd sense of humor. Read more »
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Create a Spooky Specimen Jar for Halloween in 4 Simple Steps

Channel your inner mad scientist to create a specimen jar for Halloween. Read more »

And Now, a Roundup of Our Favorite Witches from TV and Film

Witches have long been portrayed on screens both big and small, and their evolution can be traced back decades. Read more »
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We Are Completely Dazzled by These Watercolor Paintings

Karina Eibatova's richly colored depictions of raw minerals are wrought from watercolor paints. Read more »
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Ghostly GIFs to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Artist Kevin Weir has created a series of ghostly GIFs that has us shivering in delight. Read more »
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National Coffee Day: 5 Fun Facts About Java

Today is National Coffee day. If you fancy yourself a coffee drinker, we've got five fun facts about the addicting, aromatic Java to share. Read more »
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10 Apple Desserts (Because You’ve Already Picked Too Many)

If you, too, find yourself with an intimidating amount of freshly picked apples, the recipes below can help clear out the stash and stock up the sweets. Read more »
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These ’90s-Style Yummy Scented Nail Stickers Are Next Level

The new scratch-and-sniff Flirty and Dessert-y Nail Stickers have our senses in a tizzy. Read more »